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news. >> oakland mayor is focused on adding 200 new police officers to help the city combat crime. last night the mayor made the state at the city address and say they are targeting the most violent people in the city, more civilians will take police reports so officers can spend more time fighting crime and she says the newest most diverse police academy is ready and if training. >> it means for 200 more officers, $73 million for the budget. what does that noon? >> it will take something big, probably a tax measure, that is the kind of thing we need to talk about. >> she did not talk about how much taxpayers' money or how much taxpayers will have to shell out for more police officers. public safety is 50 percent of the city's budget and the mayor says residents are going to have to make some tough decisions. >> inspectors will be out assessing damage to a san francisco neighborhood caused by massive water main break. you first saw it here yesterday on abc7 news with massive water and mud swallowing cars and homes. workers will repair 15th avenue where the flooding caused a sinkhole rig
up to $10.20 so if you take bart five day as week from walnut creek to the city, that is 130 more a year. that is not all. they are talking about charging more for parking increasing it by 50 cents every six months. bart officials have proposed the increases and they say to help pay for needed improvement to the trains in the system down the road 25 years from now and are looking way ahead and they say according to their research, riders prefer smaller, regular increases than big ones. so this plan includes fare increases through 2020. there was a public discussion on this two weeks ago, there was not a huge outcry at meeting so based on the discussion it sounds like this fare increase is likely to pass today. the parking increase, though, seems to increase more split among the directors. so stay with abc7 news today to find out how this vote plays out. >> 4:34. pope benedict bid farewell to the cardinal as couple of hours ago as he prepares to leave the vatican. he met with the cardinals for the last time today as head of the catholic church and said he would pray for them in the
could kick in. >> history of breast on holding right now in vatican city. the benedictus 60,000 his final hours of his tenure. we will have a live report coming up within the next hour. >> it is definitely warmer than yesterday morning, by between four and 14 degrees now. with that the 46, 47 hayward, 49 sampras's go, 46 and novato. i will have a closer look at where these numbers are expected to go into the afternoon coming up in my next report. >> a good ride around the bay right now, a quick commute check. no hot spots or major delays. we of slow traffic in the east bay for interstate 580 and highway 4 through antioch and along the altamont pass. light traffic for south bay freeways and the peninsula and north bay ride also. >> 6:01 a.m. and the latest developments in the killings of the two santa cruz police officer's gun down by the man who is much that you just saw there. the attackers police are back at work one day after taking time off to more loss of two fellow officers. the officers were shot and killed while looking for a convicted sex offender on tuesday. two other agen
privately the santa cruz police department, too, closed its doors and put the city in the hands of the sheriff's department and the chp. >> it's wonderful that they reach out to each other and we -- >> reporter: the support of their community. >> and we love them and that we honor their -- the loved ones that died and that we are there for them in spirit and in prayer. >> reporter: now, again, that vigil continues at the loudoun nelson community center through 8:00 if you want to show up. we'll show you details of that at 11:00. we also know that there are other events, services, vigils, planned for later on in the week and, of course, we'll let you know about those as well. in santa cruz, kris sanchez, nbc bay area news. >>> okay, we will see you at 11:00. we invite to you stay with us here for our continuing coverage of this story both on air and on 0line. just go to our website, nbcbayarea.com to find the latest updates as well as raw video from today's press briefing. that's nbcbayarea.com. >>> new tonight at 6:00, the families of two east bay cyclists feared kidnapped in pe
of the city's almost 100 officers took the day off yesterday to mourn. many of them will be returning to work today as i mentioned. but it's going to be up to them. the chief says that they should be able to take their time to mourn the loss of their fallen brother and sister. live in santa cruz, anne makovec, kpix 5. >>> we can understand why they want the time off. i guess in the meantime the santa cruz county sheriff's office have been keeping the peace in santa cruz? >> reporter: yeah. the police chief here says the only difference between the two officers is what they are wearing on patrol different uniforms obviously. but other law enforcement officers have really stepped up to the plate in this unprecedented tragedy. >> all united together. thank you, anne makovec live in santa cruz. >>> the gunman's own father described his son as a ticking time bomb. jeremy goulet's criminal background also cases of being a peeping tom. he was arrested for that in portland, oregon in 2007 and in berkeley last august. neighbors there called police about f
. the city did yellow tag 6 homes which means there was extensive water damage and building inspectors will check to see if they are structurally safe. in addition to that, we can expect those utility workers again to be back out here this morning. what they are trying to do is repair this road and the sinkhole as quickly as possible. reporting live in san francisco, cate caugiran, back to you. >> yeah, cate. the damage is pretty extensive out there. what role is the city taking in all this? >> reporter: from what i understand yesterday when i spoke with officials, they said the city is prepared to pay for the clean-up and the repair to these homes. >> all right. well, a lot of work yet to be done. cate caugiran live for us here in the city. thanks, cate. >>> oakland mayor jean quan is upbeat about the city's future despite a recent uptick in crime. the issue was the main focus of her annual state of the city address last night. quan admitted it will be tough to meet the goal of increasing the police force from 600 to 800 officers in five years b
for later this morning, a public memorial to the slain officers is now being planned in the city live in santa cruz for abc7 news. >> stay us with for continuing coverage of the santa cruz officers' murders with updates on facebook and on twitter at abc news at 11 bay area. >> damage will be assessed to a san francisco neighborhood caused by a massive water main break which you saw here first yesterday on abc7 news, a massive rush will water and mud swallowing cars and two dozen homes. workers will repair 15th avenue where the flooding caused a sinkhole. this is right next to a recent sewer pipe replacement project. >> support for same-sex marriage is continuing to grow among california voters. a new field palm -- poll shows of 61 percent in california approve it. among 18 do 20 year oz 75 percent approve. among voters 65 and older, 48 percent approve. this comes as the obama administration face as deadline today on whether to weigh in on the proposition 8 case before the supreme court which will hear arguments next month in an interview you saw only on abc7 the president told dan ash
in washington. >> history is unfolding right now and the vatican city. pope benedict the sixth thing is in his final hours of his tenure. we will have a live report coming up in the next half hour. >> our top story, a city is still in mourning. police officers and santabe back on the job this morning one day after taking time off to mourn the loss of two fellow officers. the officers were shot and killed while investigating a convicted sex offender on tuesday. kron 4 will tran is live at the santa cruz police department. >> i will show you the lobby and a sign was just posted this stated that the public cannot go inside due to the lobby being closed. they are waiting for these officers to come to work. they have never had a police officer killed in a line of duty. as far as the memorial, it continues to grow. people have stopped by eager to read the signs, the messages, or to drop off flowers. both of officers leave behind children. there are a lot of condolences that are going on. there are a lot of words that are being said and it is very emotional. >> we're having a little bit a problem
in to the afternoon. mainly '60s. >> mid fifties for daly city. >> could reach seventies in fairfield, napa, santa rosa. >> 68 expected in pleasanton. >> looking at satellite and radar picture we have some rain in northern california. you'll have to drive about two-three hours to see any of the rain. the ridge of high pressure is doing a good job of keeping it away from us. >> we're waking up to mainly clear skies, dry weather in the bay area as the lane track sticks to our north. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows we have changes to talk about. friday's slated to be the warmest of the week. >> low seventies for just about everyone. we could see mid-70s developed in the south bay. >> heading into saturday and sunday a week system will pass through could bring light rain to our area. by a light rain i mean sprinkles. that is for the communities north of the golden gate bridge. >> most of us was the increase in cloud cover and the dip in temperatures. >> dry and sunny as we start the next work week. monday we will see a low range of 60s. >> heading into tuesday and wednesday at storm
the practices around social emotional learning and embed in the city of oakland that we belong to each other and i tell you what when so many of the students have been murdered over the last three and a half years i have been there and up to 85 homicides in the city this year it is a place and space of despair and lack of hope. i have tremendous respect for our law enforce .. we have been doing restorative justice work with the police department and with the teachers. people are saying enough is enough and i have in fact have to change to seek transformation. i mean we have to -- the saying cornell west that justice is the public face of love. if in fact we want that to be true we have to be just with one another and i think that's what we're trying to do in oakland. [applause] >> district attorney. >> well first of all i would like to thank you for putting this together. i also want to thank katie miller and rebecca from my office and consistently at the forefront and in the community and common sense media who became a partner last year and katie and her people and rebecca and the sc
of the city or the safest side of the city.
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